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Federal subject Chelyabinsk Oblast
Local time Friday 5:42 PM
Administrative district Korkinsky District
Area 49 km²
|Administrative center of Korkinsky District, Town of Korkino|
Weather -1°C, Wind S at 21 km/h, 61% Humidity
Korkino (Russian: Ко́ркино) is a town and the administrative center of Korkinsky District in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located on the eastern slope of the Southern Ural Mountains, 42 kilometers (26 mi) south of Chelyabinsk, the administrative center of the oblast. Population: 38,597 (2010 Census); 41,501 (2002 Census); 45,198 (1989 Census).
- Map of Korkino Chelyabinsk Oblast Russia
- Administrative and municipal status
- Notable people
Map of Korkino, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia
It was founded as a village of the same name in the second half of the 18th century. It was granted town status on October 2, 1942.
Administrative and municipal status
Within the framework of administrative divisions, Korkino serves as the administrative center of Korkinsky District. As an administrative division, it is, together with two rural localities, incorporated within Korkinsky District as the Town of Korkino. As a municipal division, the Town of Korkino is incorporated within Korkinsky Municipal District as Korkinskoye Urban Settlement.
Korkino is an important coal-mining center.
Mountain climber Anatoli Boukreev was born here in 1958. Professional hockey player Artemi Panarin was also born in Korkino, in 1991, he currently plays for the Chicago Blackhawks